Dr. David Weissgold, MD

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Dr. David Weissgold, MD

Dr. David Weissgold, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in South Burlington, VT. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Weissgold is affiliated with University of Vermont Medical Center.

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based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Weissgold's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in South Burlington, VT |
I had a piece of metal puncture my eye and damage the retina. Although he repaired the retina, he thoroughly obliterated the sulcus, needlessly, leaving no decent attachment point for an IOL implant. This forced my next surgeon to suture the iol to the iris, a much more difficult task which was not successful. He is ham-handed, to say the least.
in Colchester, VT |
Very current in his field. His experience and knowledge are apparent and his explanations are clear and thoughtful. He chooses his words carefully to convey the facts of the situation. He actually reversed a diagnosis he had made many years before based on new information. Highly thought of and respected in the Vermont medical community. He also is in contact with colleagues at other institutions such as Mass Eye & Ear, etc.
in Moretown Vt |
I was recommended by Dr Larson. After my exam, Dr Weissgold did a procedure for a tear in the retina on a Fri evening. This procedure was done after he was able to take care of his booked patients. Dr Weissgold saw me the following Sat morning for a follow up visit. He explained very thoroughly everything that I should know. I have a great respect for this Dr. I would recommend him to any one.
Denver, CO |
Even with an appointment I had to wait over three hours to get a 5 minute hasted examn.
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Upstate Med Univ

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Presbyn Mc

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    U Penn

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mass Eye & Ear Infirm-Harvard U

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery